cushion

All Noun Verb
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  • Its cushioned back stopped just at the point where the head found needed support. Cited from Dawn O'Hara, The Girl Who Laughed, by Edna Ferber
  • Then she dropped into a low, cushioned chair near her friend's side. Cited from Madge Morton, Captain of the Merry Maid, by Amy D. V. Chalmers
  • The cushion of her seat may have also played a small role.
  • He crossed the floor and placed her full length upon its cushions. Cited from A Husband by Proxy, by Jack Steele
  • He placed beneath her head some of the cushions that were at hand. Cited from Tancred, by Benjamin Disraeli
  • I got a few cushions for him and laid him in a corner of the room. Cited from My War Experiences in Two Continents, by Sarah Macnaughtan
  • Suddenly he closed his eyes and laid his head back against the cushioned leather. Cited from Under the Country Sky, by Grace S. Richmond
  • I therefore entered the house without her permission and sat on a cushion.
  • She picked them up, and laid them on the cushioned seat beside her. Cited from Maurice Guest, Henry Handel Richardson
  • I said one day when the child was sitting up for the first time in a cushioned chair. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, June 1876, Vol. 17, No. 102, by Various
  • Shortly after take-off, another cushion was placed under the seat.
  • The party sat down to supper on cushions round a very low table. Cited from In the Track of the Troops, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • She sank back in the cushions and covered her face with her hands. Cited from The Coast of Chance, by Esther Chamberlain and Lucia Chamberlain
  • Finally, the black ball is placed on a spot from the top cushion.
  • She opened her eyes and looked up from her nest of cushions to see him standing above her. Cited from Prisoners of Hope, by Mary Johnston
  • Small cushions were placed at the head and sometimes at the back.
  • They sat on the cushioned window seat and smiled into each other's eyes. Cited from The Guests Of Hercules, by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • They sat on the cushioned window seat and smiled into each other's eyes. Cited from The Guests Of Hercules, by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • She remained upon her cushions four days and nights at the least. Cited from Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth, by Lucy Aikin
  • A little way off, supported by many cushions, an Eastern girl was lying. Cited from Bella Donna, by Robert Hichens
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Meaning of cushion

  • noun The layer of air that supports a hovercraft or similar vehicle
  • noun A soft bag filled with air or a mass of padding such as feathers or foam rubber etc.
  • verb Protect from impact
    cushion the blow